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Texas poker

A LITTLE-known fact, known by few: Texas has poker clubs. These are by no means just a couple of tables in the back of a bar. The Lodge Card Club in Round Rock outside of Austin has more than 60 tables. 

The games - mostly Texas Hold ’em, naturally - are played for cash. PokerAtlas in Houston is advertising a no-limit game, with $10 and $25 blinds and a $2,000 minimum buy-in. The Lodge runs tournaments with a guaranteed $500,000 in prizes. 

Read the full article in the May issue of InterGaming

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